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Overview

This classic film tells the story about a little girl Silvya (Lucy Buj) that because of her behaviour is required to be nursed by a special teacher Julia (Marga López) at home. This teacher is experienced in the field and starts looking after the child´s behavior and her friendship with Hugo,a statue of a little boy with a book that is 1,000 years old and supposedly talks to her and make her do things, Her wealthy father Eugenio Rubalcaba (Joaquin Cordero) is very disturbed about his daughters way´s and his new wife Mariana (Norma Lazareno) is trying to cope with her step daugters ideas but fears of the statue. All these characters play their parts well and the atmosphere in this movie is so thick that you can cut it with a knife, locations are well used and the fright factor is there all the time, This is a timeless piece of art that should be taken seriously now a days for next wave horror movie creators.

  1. Carlos Enrique Taboada

    Screenplay, Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marga López

    Marga López

    Julia Septien

  2. Joaquín Cordero

    Joaquín Cordero

    Eugenio Ruvalcaba

  3. Norma Lazareno

    Norma Lazareno

    Mariana

  4. Aldo Monti

    Carlos

  5. Lucy Buj

    Silvia

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The Book of Stone
The Book of Stone

Facts

Original Title El libro de piedra

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 18, 1969
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 39m

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